Las Vegas Estate Planning Attorney - Morris Law Center

Las Vegas Estate Planning Attorney

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November 6, 2019

Best Las Vegas Estate Planning Attorneys

The attorneys at Morris Law Center are the most experienced and knowledgeable estate planning attorneys in Las Vegas, NV,  who work alongside highly-trained support staff and industry-leading professionals.

Providing our clients throughout Las Vegas, Nevada with comprehensive legal representation in the areas of estate planning, probate and asset protection, we offer more over a decade of experience, which translates to delivery of the best planning for all of our clients’ needs.

When you make the decision to work with our law firm, you will feel confident in knowing you’ve hired the best option for your estate planning needs!

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Benefits of Working With Our Estate Planning Lawyers

No matter how large or small, everyone can benefit from estate planning. Most estates valued over $25,000 are subject to probate unless you have a properly formed and funded trust in place. When the time comes, you want control over how your assets and possessions are given to the people or organizations that matter to you.

Morris Law Center is an established part of the community, serving clients throughout Las Vegas, Nevada for more than a decade. Our attorneys offer a warm, welcoming, family-oriented environment where you can feel comfortable discussing important questions and concerns regarding your estate.

Our lawyers will work diligently and compassionately with you to guide you toward achieving your goals, plans, and dreams. Our objective is to form a long-lasting relationship with you so that our services can grow with you and your family.

Las Vegas Estate Planning Attorney FAQs

Why Should I Plan My Estate?

Estate planning allows individuals to decide who will benefit from their estate, and to what extent, after you’ve passed away. Estate planning also ensures your estate will not be diminished or destroyed by taxes imposed on the transfer of your assets at death.

What Is An Estate?

An “estate” consists of all of the property you own at death before it is distributed by a will, trust, or intestacy laws. An estate may contain both real property (real estate, including primary residences and investment properties) and personal property (bank accounts, jewelry, automobiles, etc…).

Do I Need To Have A Will?

Not necessarily. There is no law that states you must complete a will. In most cases, however, it is wise to make some type of plan pertaining to the disbursement of your assets and finances after you die. If you pass away without creating a will, you will not have a final say in how your personal belongings are distributed. A will acts as a safeguard in allocating who receives what, how much they receive, and when they receive it.

What Happens If You Die Without A Will?

A person who passes away without a will is referred to as intestate. Each state has its own set of intestacy laws that make provisions for how a deceased person’s assets should be distributed should they pass without a will. Read more about Nevada’s Intestate Laws Here.

What Is Probate?

Probate is a process used by the courts to enforce the provisions of a will, along with addressing any disputes related to a descendent’s estate. After a person dies, the person identified in his or her will as the “executor” will file all applicable paperwork with the courts to inform the state of the death. If no executor is named in a will, the State will appoint an individual, most likely the next of kin. Once appointed and the court’s have been notified, the executor is tasked with providing the courts an inventory of the deceased’s assets and liabilities, as well as any beneficiaries outlined in the will. A beneficiary is a person who is provided with a gift in the will.

Our Las Vegas Estate Planning Practice Areas Include:

  • Wills
  • Living Trusts
  • Pet Trusts
  • Nevada Asset Protection Trusts
  • Probate
  • Business Owner Liability Protection
  • Financial Powers of Attorney
  • Health Care Powers of Attorney
  • Homestead Declarations
  • Deeds

We are pleased to offer a complimentary consultation. Give one of our experienced attorneys a call for more information.